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Christian Bale

Christian Bale
Photo: Harald Krichel / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Birth Date

January 30, 1974


47 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$80 Million


82 kg | 181 lbs


46 in | 116 cm

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU


31 in | 79 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, on January 30, 1974, is an English actor.

Young Christian Bale first began his career in a commercial for fabric softener Lenor (1982) and in Pac-Man cereal commercial (1983).

He landed his stage debut in the West End production of "The Nerd", at the age of ten (1984).

He got his television debut in biographical movie Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) in role as Tsarevich Alexei.

He made his big screen debut in drama fantasy film Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987) in role as Jum-Jum / Benke.

Bale's breakthrough performance came as Jim Graham in epic war movie Empire of the Sun (1987) at the age of 13, directed by Steven Spielberg.

New Movies

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) superhero with Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson

Ford v Ferrari (2019) biographical drama in role as Ken Miles, opposite Matt Damon

Best Movies

He won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Dick "Dicky" Eklund in biographical sports drama movie The Fighter (2010).

He portrayed Bruce Wayne / Batman in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight film trilogy:

Batman Begins (2005)

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his performances in movies:

American Hustle (2013) black comedy crime in role as Irving Rosenfeld

Vice (2018) biographical comedy drama in role as Dick Cheney, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

He was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Michael Burry in biographical comedy drama film The Big Short (2015).

Velvet Goldmine (1998) musical drama opposite Ewan McGregor and Toni Collette

I'm Not There (2007) musical drama with Cate Blanchett, Richard Gere and Heath Ledger

Rescue Dawn (2007) epic war drama directed by Werner Herzog

American Psycho (2000) black comedy psychological horror with Jared Leto and Reese Witherspoon

Shaft (2000) action thriller with Samuel L. Jackson

The Machinist (2004) psychological thriller opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh

Equilibrium (2002) dystopian science fiction action with Emily Watson and Sean Bean

Harsh Times (2005) thriller crime opposite Eva Longoria

The Prestige (2006) psychological thriller with Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johansson

3:10 to Yuma (2007) Western with Russell Crowe

Terminator Salvation (2009) science fiction action with Sam Worthington

Public Enemies (2009) biographical mob drama with Johnny Depp and Marion Cotillard

Out of the Furnace (2013) drama opposite Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) epic biblical adventure drama directed by Ridley Scott

Knight of Cups (2015) experimental drama directed by Terrence Malick

The Promise (2016) historical drama opposite Oscar Isaac

Hostiles (2017) Western opposite Rosamund Pike

TV Shows

He played Ben Harris in drama TV mini-series Heart of the Country (1987).

Treasure Island (1990) adventure television movie in role as Jim Hawkins

He portrayed Jesus of Nazareth in television biblical drama film Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999).


Attended Bournemouth School in Dorset, England.

Left school at the age of 16.

Has three sisters.

He is animal lover, has two dogs and three cats.

He lost 63 pounds for his role of Trevor Reznik in film The Machinist (2004).

Loves video games.

Was good friends with actor Heath Ledger.

He was the first non-American actor to play Batman.

Supporter of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund.

Huge fan of the Terminator movies.

Featured twice on the cover of GQ magazine in 2007 and 2009.

Received U.S. citizenship in 2014.

Lives in Santa Monica, California, U.S.


He married former model Sandra "Sibi" Blažić in 2000, they have a daughter and a son.

He dated Anna Friel (1998-1999) and Samantha Mathis (1994).

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